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[Australia] Tobacco plants as life-savers: QUT part of European collaboration

QUT researchers’ work sequencing the genome of Australian native tobacco plant Nicotiana benthamiana will underpin project research Newcotiana is funded by the European Commission through its Horizon2020 research and innovation program
Queensland University of Technology (au)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[Australia] These Are The Worst Jobs For Second Hand Smoke

A new Quit survey of workers in Victoria found 1 in every 3 people are passive smoking while inside or outside during work hours....There are also two standout occupations experiencing the brunt of second hand smoke, those working as tradies or hairdress
Triple M radio (au)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:38
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[Australia] One-in-three Victorians breathe in second-hand smoke while at work, research shows.

Quit Victoria surveyed 4000 workers and found 34 per cent reported passive smoking while inside or outside at work during the course of an average week. Exposure jumped to 45 per cent for tradespeople and hairdressers. "It's really alarming to see such
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:33
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[Australia] Smoking ban tipped for Cottesloe beaches in new year

SMOKING could now be banned on Cottesloe’s beaches in the new year after a change to local laws was gazetted before State Parliament finished sitting for 2017 last week. The gazetted change to the Local Government Property Local Law would allow the Cott
communitynews.com (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:25
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[Australia] 'I don't want to upset anyone': Roxy Jacenko airbrushes cigarette out of photo shoot after being SLAMMED by Instagram critics for glamorising smoking

Last Wednesday saw select Instagram followers criticising her use of a cigarette as a prop during a recent photo shoot. Comments on Roxy Jacenko's page included 'such a shame about the smoke' and 'you don't need that dumb prop.' A week later, the 37-y
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:21
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[Australia] City to tighten smoking laws

Smoking on Albany beaches and playgrounds could be prohibited in the next two years as the City of Albany plans to reduce exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. Last year the City endorsed a public health plan which vowed to “reduce community exposure to
West Australian (au)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:50
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AustralianSuper is moving out of tobacco

Board has decided that investing in tobacco is inconsistent with our purpose of helping members achieve their best possible retirement outcomes.... We believe tobacco warrants special consideration due to its particular characteristics and the damage it c
AustralianSuper (au)
added Dec 5, 2017 12:52
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[Australia] Nicotine replacement in pregnancy 'safer than smoking'

Doctors are being encouraged to prescribe nicotine replacement therapy to pregnant women who find it too hard to quit smoking on their own in order to ensure the best health outcomes for the baby. A research review published in the Medical Journal of Au
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 4, 2017 16:00
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AustralianSuper to quit big tobacco in $900m blow for Philip Morris, British American Tobacco

AUSTRALIA’S biggest superannuation fund is selling out of big tobacco... “We believe tobacco warrants special consideration due to its particular characteristics and the damage it causes,” Mr Silk said.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:06
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Australia’s Failed Experiment: Five Years After Brand Censorship on Tobacco, Decline in Smoking Rates has Stalled

New Research Finds Most Australians Consider So-Called ‘Plain’ Packaging Ineffective, with Eight out of Ten Believing the Government Would Ignore Evidence if it Contradicted its Preferred Policy
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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